The Tundra is the coldest of all biomes. Tundra is seperated into two types which is Artic and Alpine Tundra . The Tundra is a biome characterized by an extremely cold climate, little precipitation, poor nutrients, and a short growing season.
The Tundra has a low plant life.Some pants include Dwarf Trees, Low Shrubs, Tussock Grasses, Artic Moss, Pasque Flower, and the Bearberry.
Dwarf Tree - Result of grafting two or more trees to create a living, fruit-bearing combination.
Low Shrubs - A woody plant that is smaller than a tree and has several main stems arising at or near the ground.
Tussock Grass - A grass that grows in tussocks.
Temperature and Rainfall
The average rainfall in the Tundra Biome is six to ten inches. The winter temperature is negative thirty four degrees celcius. The summer temperture is three to twelve degrees celcius.
There are many animals that live in the Tundra. Some of these animals are artic fox, polar bear, seal, and musk ox. Animals that live in the Tundra have special adaptations to allow them to survive extreme temperatures and conditions that are present in the Tundra. The animals in the Tundra eat plants to survive and gain energy.
The Musk Ox is a herbivore. Above is a picture.