Characteristics of TundraTEMPERATURE: -20 to -30˚F(winter)It never gets any warmer than 45 or 50° F.UNIQUENESS: It is the coldest of all 5 world biomes.Tundras are found just below the ice caps of theArctic, across North America, in Europe, Siberia andAsia. Most of Alaska and almost half of Canada arelocated in the Tundra biome. Tundras coverabout one-fifth of Earths land surface.
• NAME: BEARBERRY• NAME: DIAMOND- • NICHE: autotroph LEAF WILLOW • HABITAT: Arctic and sub-• NICHE: autotroph Arctic climates, and have a circumpolar distribution• HABITAT: tundra and in northernNorth rocky moorland America, Asia and Europe• ORGANISM: flora , one with a small highly disjunctive population in Central America. • ORGANISM: flora
NAME: LABRADOR TEA NAME: TUFTEDNICHE: autotroph SAXIFRAGEHABITAT: primarily NICHE: autotrophwetland HABITAT: the rockyORGANISM: flora slopes and crevices of the tundra. ORGANISM: flora
NAME: PASQUEFLOWERNICHE: autotrophHABITAT: meadows and prairies of North America, Europe,and Asia.ORGANISM: flora
• NAME: POLAR BEAR• NICHE: consumer • NAME: ARCTIC FOX• FOOD: Seals, crabs etc. • NICHE: consumer• HABITAT: the annual sea ice covering the waters • FOOD: owls, eggs etc. over the continental • HABITAT: the most shelf and the Arctic frigid extremes on the inter-island planet. archipelagos. • ORGANISM: fauna• ORGANISM: fauna