"In Antarctica there are flowers"
In Graham Land, and on some islands, there is a species of carnation and a green grass. Well known Galium rotundifolium was planted there by people and still survives. Most plants -which include about 100 species - are especially algae, lichens and moss. From the surface of over 13 million square kilometers about 24 percent is free of ice. In Januarythe temperatures sometimes reach slightly above 0 degrees Celsius.