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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cakile||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cakile maritima Scop.
Stem: prostrate or mound-forming to erect, <= 8 dm. Leaf: cauline, broadly ovate to lanceolate, petioled. Flower: sepals 4--5.5 mm; petals 8--14 mm. Fruit: 1.2--2.7 cm; terminal segment conic, generally 4-sided, tip acute to blunt; pedicel 1.5--7 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Beach dunes; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, CCo, SCo, ChI; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, eastern North America, Mexico; native to Europe. Flowering Time: May--Nov
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Cakile edentula
Next taxon: Camelina
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2017. Cakile maritima, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=16531, accessed on March 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 29, 2017.