Are Blueberries Dicots or Monocots?

Flowering plants are divided into 2 distinct groups: Monocotyledons and dicotyledons, also referred to as monocots and dicots.

Monocots are those plants whose flowers have only one embryonic leaf (cotyledon), while dicots have two embryonic leaves.

But what about blueberries? Are blueberries monocots or dicots?

Blueberries are dicots, or dicotyledons, as their flowers contain two sead-leaves.

The group of dicots is actually the more diverse group, containing at least 170,000 species of plant, as opposed to the 65,000 or so in the monocot group.

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