Does Mars have any environment in which a plant, virus or otherwise would be capable of living on Mars without an artificial environment? Is there anything that can live below the Armstrong Limit on Mars?


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The German Aerospace Center found that lichens and a Cyanobacteria could survive on the surface of mars for at least a month after subjecting them to mars like conditions.

Article on the subject: http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/20120515-earth-life-survive-mars.html

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