Taxon  Report   1232    
Cakile edentula  (Bigelow) Hook.
American searocket,  Sea rocket
Cakile edentula
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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.

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Cakile edentula
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Cakile
Communities: Coastal Strand

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cakile edentula ssp. californica
ICPN: Cakile californica
ICPN: Cakile edentula ssp. edentula
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More information about  Cakile edentula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).