Tuesday, August 10, 2004

Sea Rocket

Any of about 17 species of plants constituting the genus Cakile, of the mustard family (Brassicaceae), native to seashore regions of North America, Eurasia, western Asia, and Australia, and to central Arabian deserts. Cakile maritima, a European plant, has waxy, thick, lobed green leaves and pale-lavender flower clusters. Its leaf branches, 30 to 60 centimetres (1 to 2 feet) long, rise


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