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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.
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  • Arctic tundra
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2014-04-11