pocosin


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pocosin

(pə-kō′sĭn)
n. Chiefly South Atlantic US
A swamp in an upland coastal region. Also called regionally dismal.
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Outside of the fire-prone pine savannas and the impenetrable jungle-like pocosins of this coastal plain, we move into the bottomland hardwood swamps.
When a crew I was part of showed up one year in late January with a 1,200-decoy snow goose rig, mainly to hunt tundra swans, Wilson about exploded with excitement because there was a pile of snows on the Pocosin Lakes refuge.
Unlike the hot canopy forest fires often seen in the western portion of the country, the Pocosin fire was not associated with high temperatures and heat waves.
The Atlantic Coastal Plain Streamhead Seepage Swamp, Pocosin, and Baygall system is found immediately around Lake Louise, a spring-fed sinkhole lake that has a direct connection to the Floridian aquifer.
The Pike County Pocosin Nature Preserve is located approximately 6 miles due east of the City of Troy, Alabama.
This section discusses an example involving agriculture, forestry, pocosin wetlands, and estuarine dependent fish, especially shrimp, in Pamlico Sound on the north portion of North Carolina's coast.
Currently, he serves on the Board of the BCCC Foundation, Eastern 4-H Center, Engelhard Medical Center, Engelhard Rotary Club, Greater Hyde County Chamber of Commerce, Pocosin Arts and Pungo District Hospital.
ii) If a pothole, playa or pocosin, ponding was less than 7
A population exists in Pike County in an area know as the Pocosin, and was first reported from there by Roland Harper in 1914.
Walbridge (1991) found that several measures of P availability increased along the gradient from short pocosin to tall pocosin to bay forest, thus linking plant community composition to nutrients rather than to pH or cation concentrations.
The Fish and Wildlife Service's Albemarle/Pamlico Coastal Program in North Carolina is working with the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and North Carolina State University to restore an 18,000-acre (7,280-hectare) Atlantic white cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides)/bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) bog.
He is a Board member of Pocosin Arts, Pungo District Hospital, BCCC Foundation, the Eastern 4-H Center and the Engelhard Medical Center, and he has served two terms as President of the Engelhard Rotary Club.