Are Oats Monocots Or Dicots? (EXPLAINED)

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Are Oats Monocots Or Dicots?

Question: Are oats considered monocots or dicots?

Quick Answer: Oats are classified as a monocot.

Why Are Oats Considered Monocots?

Oats produce a single embryonic leaf when they sprout, and this makes them a monocot. Monocot is short for monocotyledon, which in non-scientific terms means single baby leaf.  

Monocots Similar to Oats

  • Bamboo
  • Barley
  • Common grasses
  • Rice
  • Sugar Cane