Taxon  Report   1232    
Cakile edentula  (Bigelow) Hook.
American searocket,  Sea rocket
Cakile edentula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Cakile
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cakile californica
ICPN: Cakile edentula ssp. edentula
ICPN: Cakile edentula var. edentula
More information about  Cakile edentula
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).