Cakile Mill.

2 species naturalized Aust.; Qld, NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A., WA

Glabrous, sometimes glaucous, annual herbs. Leaves thick, fleshy. Flowers in racemes. Petals pinkish to purplish, lilac or white, c. 8 mm long. Fruit up to 30 mm long, separating at maturity into 2 articles different in shape from each other, each 1-seeded or the lower one seedless. The articles may be dispersed by sea currents.