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[puh-koh-suh n, poh-kuh-suh n] /pəˈkoʊ sən, ˈpoʊ kə sən/
noun, Southeastern U.S.
a swamp or marsh in an upland coastal region.
Origin of pocosin
1625-35, Americanism; probably < an unattested form in a southern Eastern Algonquian language Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Predominant vegetation type is southeastern shrub bog which is also known as pocosin.
  • pocosin refers to dense, evergreen shrub vegetation that grows in the bay's interior.
  • The high pocosin along the northern boundary of the park is dominated by dense stands of inkberry.

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