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Small embryonic plant usually with stored food for germination

A seed is a capsule containing an embryonic plant with enough initial food for germination.

The most common form of plant is by growth from a seed, ahead of other kinds of propagation, such as cloning from suckers or cuttings. Seeds are the result of sexual reproduction which involves fertilization of a by pollen from the same or a closely related species.

Use this tag for questions about identifying, obtaining, storing and germinating seeds.