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Jun 10, 2019 17 tweets 7 min read
Let’s talk about the tundra. It’s very beautiful! Here’s some subarctic/alpine tundra near the Swedish-Norwegian-Finnish border where I did fieldwork. (1/17) A scientist hiking in the n... Do you see any trees? Nope- there aren’t any in the tundra! The permafrost & climate prevent plants w/ very deep roots from growing. Depending on location are tall or short shrubs (in the pic below). There’s also grass, flowering plants, mosses and lichens. (2/17) Small shrubs growing in the...