Splitting from its ancestor, the tundrake has developed a new survival strategy in order to cope with conditions of Mason. While they may resemble nothing more than a stemless bulb, in reality their stem now extends underground and has developed into a taproot-like structure covered in numerous filaments. It uses these in order to absorb and store large amounts of nutrients so as it can use them during the colder parts of the year. They can tolerate the frozen ground, and their "taproot" can even penetrate the upper layers of permafrost. Another adaption is a thicker bulb that helps to prevent water loss. Their root proves to be rather tantalizing to various herbivores due to its large stores of nutrients, though not many are able to actually reach them on their own.
If their bulb is eaten or damaged, it will regrow within a few weeks.