The Tundra

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Tundra Facts


Plants in the tundra include the bearberry, arctic moss, Caribou moss, the Diamond leafwillow, Labrador Tea, Pasque Flower, and the Tufted Saxifrage.


Animals in the tundra include the arctic fox, caribou, ermine, grizzly bears, Harlequin ducks, the musk ox, polar bears and snowy owls.


The climate in the tundra is cold and windy and rainfall is scarce. Tundra lands are snow-covered for much of the year, until summer when summer comes where there is an abundance of wildflowers.


The tundra biome can be found in Alaska, Northern Canada, the edges of Greenland, Northern Scandinavia, northern Siberia, and Russia.

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