Taxon  Report   1232 
Cakile edentula  (Bigelow) Hook.
American searocket,  Sea rocket
Cakile edentula
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
Cakile edentula
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Cakile edentula
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Cakile edentula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Cakile edentula
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Cakile
Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Cakile edentula ssp. californica
More information about  Cakile edentula
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.