Connecticut Plants
Sea Rocket
Cakile edentula (Bigelow) Hook.

Sea rocket grows on sandy beaches above the high tide line. The stems and leaves are fleshy.

  • Family: mustard (Brassicaceae)
  • Habitat: beaches
  • Height: 6-20 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch across
  • Flower color: pale lavender
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Cakile edentula (Bigelow) Hook.