Are Legumes Seeds?

Legumes are, in fact, seeds. As an example, green beans that are picked from a plant are considered immature legumes. When the pods are left on the plant, the mature legumes that are inside the pods are then considered dried seeds.

Keywords: mature legumes, green beans, dried seeds

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Kate Hornsby has been a professional pet sitter for a number of years and a small business owner for over twenty. She is the current Atlanta Pets Examiner and has written several articles on pet care and operating a small business. Hornsby attended the Academy of Art online, studying Interior Architecture and Design while pursuing commercial flight training at Aviation Atlanta in Georgia.