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tundra

Definition:
Arctic or subarctic regions where tree growth is limited due to low temperatures, the short growing season, and the permanently frozen subsoil. Dominant vegetation consists of grasses, sedges, mosses, lichens, and dwarf shrubs and trees.
Concept Schemes:
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • Arctic tundra
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/7028
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