Are Dahlias Monocots Or Dicots? (EXPLAINED)

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Are Dahlias Monocots Or Dicots?

Question: Are dahlias considered monocots or dicots?

Quick Answer: A dahlia is a dicot.

Why Are Dahlias Considered Dicots?

Dahlias have two embryonic leaves that appear when they sprout, and this makes them a dicot. The word ‘dicot’ is an abbreviated form of dicotyledon, with ‘di’ meaning two.

Dicots Similar to Dahlias

  • Asters
  • Buttercups
  • Begonias
  • Hollyhocks
  • Dandelions