Pocosins: Hydrologically isolated or integrated wetlands on the landscape?

@article{Richardson2003PocosinsHI,
  title={Pocosins: Hydrologically isolated or integrated wetlands on the landscape?},
  author={Curtis J Richardson},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2003},
  volume={23},
  pages={563-576}
}
Surveys have shown that pocosins (swamp-on-a-hill) occur on the southeastern Coastal Plain of the U.S. from Virginia to north Florida and once covered more than one million hectares in North Carolina. A broad definition of pocosins (sensu lato) would include all shrub and forested bogs, as well as Atlantic white cedar stands and some loblolly pine stands on flooded soils on the Coastal Plain. A stricter definition (sensu stricto) of pocosins would only include the classic shrub-scrub (short… CONTINUE READING

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