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CAKILE SEA ROCKET
Annual (perennial herb), fleshy, many-branched, glabrous. Stem: erect or decumbent. Leaf: fleshy, cauline, petioled or not, base not lobed. Inflorescence: terminal, elongating. Flower: sepal base not sac-like; petals white to lavender (0). Fruit: silique or silicle, fleshy, in age corky, indehiscent, segmented, segments 2, transversely jointed, each generally 1-seeded; stigma entire or ± 2-lobed. Seed: oblong.
7 species: shores, eastern North America, Europe, northern Africa. (Arabic name) [Rodman 1974 Contr Gray Herb 205:3–146]

Key to Cakile

1. Lower fruit segment lateral lobes or horns 0; petals 0 or 1.5–3 mm wide ..... C. edentula

1' Lower fruit segment lateral lobes or horns 2; petals 3–6 mm wide ..... C. maritima

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