Plants found in the arctic tundra of cold northern climes. Arctic plants have evolved biochemical defenses to prevent crystals from forming within the cells. This allows the plants to survive partial or even complete freezing. Once thawed out, the plant's metabolism is restored.
|Lichen||A polar lichen that can cure frostbite.|
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