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Cakile edentula

Cakile edentula (Bigelow) Hook.

northeastern sea rocket

Cakile edentula (Northeastern Sea Rocket)
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NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: CAED
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cakile edentula
GENUS: Cakile
FAMILY: BRASSI - Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: CAED
USDA Common Name: American Searocket
Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)
Distribution: USA (AK, AL, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, VA, WA, WI), CAN (BC, LB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, QC), DEN (GL), FRA (SPM)
Duration: Annual, Biennial, Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast
WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cakile edentula
COMMON NAME: Northeastern Sea Rocket
SYNONYMY: [= Pa, RAB, S, Va; = C. edentula var. edentula - C, F, G; = C. edentula ssp. edentula - GW; = C. edentula ssp. edentula var. edentula - FNA, K1, K2, X, Y, Z]
PHENOLOGY: May-Jun (-Oct).
HABITAT: Beaches, at or near the wrack line.
COMMENTS: NL (Labrador) south to NC; introduced in various other shores around the world, including w. North America and Australia. See C. harperi for discussion of the relation between these taxa.
RANGE MAP: Cakile edentula.png

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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Brassicaceae Burnett 1835 or CRUCIFERAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Mustard Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 340 genera and 3400 species, annuals, perennials, shrubs, and rarely trees and vines, of cosmopolitan distribution (but most diverse in the temperate Northern Hemisphere).
REFERENCE: Al-Shehbaz in FNA (2010); Rollins (1993); Al-Shehbaz (1984, 1985a, 1985b, 1986, 1987, 1988a, 1988b); Appel & Al-Shehbaz in Kubitzki & Bayer (2003).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Cakile P. Miller 1754 (Sea Rocket)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 7-8 species, annual herbs, primarily of coastal North America, Europe, and North Africa.
REFERENCE: Rodman in FNA (2010); Rollins (1993)=Z; Rodman (1974)=Y; Al-Shehbaz (1985b)=X.

Seeds of Success (SOS)

SOS_NUM COL_DATE PERS_NUM STATE ECOREGION_III DETAIL
222 2015-08-05 64 North Carolina 63 Show
228 2015-08-12 64 Virginia 63 Show
263 2015-08-27 64 Virginia 63 Show
720 2017-07-25 3 Virginia 63 Show

HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Cakile edentula in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Cakile edentula in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Cakile edentula in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Cakile edentula in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Cakile edentula in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cakile edentula

NCBG RECORD
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Last Modified: 2016-12-30

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