Are C3 Plants Monocots Or Dicots? (EXPLAINED)

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Are C3 Plants Monocots Or Dicots?

Question: Are C3 plants considered monocots or dicots?

Quick Answer: Most C3 plants are monocots.  

Why Are C3 Plants Considered Monocots?

The majority of C3 plants are monocots because their seeds contain a single embryonic leaf (cotyledon) that must sustain the plant until adult leaves and roots can be established.

Monocots Similar to C3 Plants

  • Leeks
  • Yams
  • Coconuts
  • Pineapple
  • Sweet Corn

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