In the General Data section for each plant, I have listed the frequency that the species is found within upper Newport Bay. The words used to describe the frequencies are as follows:
RARE: Species that have been found only once or twice or in only one location
UNCOMMON: Species found only a few times and generally in different
locations within the study area.
OCCASIONAL: Species found infrequently but more often than uncommon.
COMMON: Species found throughout the entire study area but not in
VERY COMMON: Species found throughout the entire study area, generally
everywhere within the growth habitat of the specific plant