VASCULAR PLANTS OF UPPER NEWPORT BAY
FREQUENCY DEFINITIONS
In the General Information 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
profusion.

VERY COMMON: Species found throughout the entire study area, generally
everywhere within the growth habitat of the specific plant