Taxon  Report   3454    
Eruca vesicaria  (L.) Cav.  ssp. sativa  (Mill.) Thell.
Garden rocket,  Rocketsalad
Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa, a dicot, is an annual or biennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Eruca
Parent: Eruca vesicaria
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brassica eruca
PLANTS: Eruca eruca
PLANTS: Eruca sativa
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More information about  Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa
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: Jan 19, 2020).