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Monoecious plants have both male and female flowers on the same specimen, while dioecious plants produce male and female flowers on different specimens. This means that while a monoecious plant may pollinate itself, dioe... More »

Cindy Haynes of the Department of Horticulture at Iowa State University explains that the main difference between dioecious and monoecious plants is that dioecious plants have male and female flowers on different plants,... More »

A few examples of dioecious plants include ash trees, bayberry and yew. A dioecious plant is a plant with male and female reproductive parts on separate plants. The male and female parts are known as the staminate and th... More »

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