Cakile maritima

Sea rocket

  • Height:   under 1 ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   lavender
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   10,500
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Cakile maritima

Common Name:Sea rocket

Cakile maritima, a dicot, is a annual herb that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:introduced
Plant Community(s):community not given, species associated with a peculiar habitat.

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, ContraCosta, Del Norte, Humboldt, Kern, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Sonoma, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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