MONOCOTS • petals in multiples of 3 • leaves have parallel veins • Monocots are seeds that only have one cotyledon, such as the corn seed
Monocot Flowers Monocot Leaves Multiples of 3 Parallel Veined
Monocot roots & stems Branched Fibrous roots that stay close to the surface vascular bundles scattered randomly Monocot Seeds Single cotyledon & embryo
Monocots mainly belong to the grass family of plants. Examples of monocots are grass, wheat, oats, barley, corn, rice, bamboo, onion, asparagus, lilies, bananas and palm trees.
DICOTS • petals are multiples of 4 or 5 • Leaves are branched veined • Dicots are seeds that have two parts, • such as a bean seed.
Dicot Flowers Multiples of 4 or 5 Dicot Leaves Branched Veins
Dicot Roots & Stems Large primary root Dicots have a long, central tap root vascular bundles arranged neatly in a circle Dicot Seeds 2 parts like a bean or peanut
Dicots are mainly broad leaf trees, ornamental flowers, and fruits and vegetables. Examples of dicots include maple and oak trees, fruit trees, grapes, strawberries, daisies, marigolds, roses and garden vegetables such as tomatoes, squash, beans, peas and potatoes.