This a Moss Campion, one of the 1700 identified species of plants that live on the arctic tundra. These plants must survive in a harsh climate with temperatures below freezing, lack of nutrients in the soil, and ice and snow.

Listen to an interview below with Dr. Zoe Panchen, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Geography, UBC, about Arctic Plants. Interviewed by students Emily Homolka and Ashlynn Prasad.

Transcript – Short Clip

Full Interview

Transcript – Long Interview