Question: Are pumpkin seeds considered monocots or dicots?
Quick Answer: Taxonomists classify pumpkin seeds as dicots
Why are Pumpkin Seeds Considered Dicots?
Pumpkin seeds are dicots because they contain two seed leaves. If you sprout them and look closely at the top of the little stem, you will find two tiny leaves. These are there to nourish the young plant until true leaves and roots can develop.
Dicots Similar to Pumpkin Seeds
- Brussel Sprouts
- Bell Pepper
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