Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Cakile lacustris (Fernald) Pobed. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           
Family Brassicaceae
Cakile lacustris (Fernald) Pobed.
sea-rocket
Cakile: an old Arabic name for this plant
lacustris: of or pertaining to lakes
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect to sprawling, annual, 4"-20" tall, succulent forb, bushy with many branches
Flower: white to purple, 4-parted, 1/4" wide, oblong petals; blooms July-Oct.
Fruit:pod corky when dry; divided into 2 unequal parts like a figure 8, the top part only slightly larger and 4-angled fruit
Habitat: shores; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cakile edentula (Bigelow) Hook. subsp. edentula var. lacustris Fernald
Cakile edentula (Bigelow) Hook. subsp. lacustris (Fernald) Hultén
Cakile edentula (Bigelow) Hook. var. lacustris Fernald

         
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