University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00355116
Taxon: Cakile geniculata (B.L. Robins.) Millsp.
Family: Brassicaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   3541   
Date: 01 May 1937
Locality: United States, Texas, Cameron, Between the Boca Chica and the mouth of the Rio Grande. Elev. 1 m.
Habitat and Description: Diffuse, ascending and drooping annual herb. Drifting sands on the beach. In pure sand. Flowers white, in small clusters. Leaves smooth, acute, serrate, oblong-lanceolate. Fruit a two-jointed pod, club-shaped. Only known from the beach near Boca Chica.
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Record Id: 2348cfbe-7825-479c-97b5-488a7e1fc9c6
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