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Cakile lanceolata (Coastal searocket)
Cressler, Alan

Cakile lanceolata

Cakile lanceolata (Willd.) O.E. Schulz

Coastal Searocket

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)


USDA Symbol: CALA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

Coastal Searocket is a member of the mustard family (family Brassicaceae or Cruciferae). Mustards are herbs, often with peppery sap.


From the Image Gallery

3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit Type: Silique
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun


USA: AL , FL , LA , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1300 Collected 2009-06-08 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cakile lanceolata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cakile lanceolata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cakile lanceolata


Record Modified: 2023-03-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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