One of the most common legumes is the Alfalfa seed. Being a cool season seed, it is able to grow all over the world withstanding a wide variety of climates. Iran is its homeland but can be found in nearly all the continents. Alfalfa Seeds are extremely high in minerals, vitamins and protein. This makes it a perfect food to introduce to one's family when trying to forge healthiness into your diet. Technically, Alfalfa is a dicotyledonous plant. Simply meaning, the seed is composed of two embryonic or seed leaves called cotyledons. It is a very helpful seed to teach students about Vegetative Development while providing a healthy end result from Earth to Plate.