What Is a Young Plant Growing Within the Seed?

All seeds have an embryo, a small, seedling plant that grows within the seed. The embryo has stems, leaves and roots that are all protected by the hard, outer coating of the seed.

Keywords: embryo inside seed, plants in seeds, living plant embryos

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Amy Deemer began her writing career in 1992. She began writing online content in 2009 and writes primarily for Answerbag and Garden Guides. Deemer enjoys researching and writing about flowers, plants and gardening. Deemer has an Associate of Arts in liberal studies from Westmoreland Community College.