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Table (DB Name)taxonImportance
TableTaxon Importance
Field Inference Area
DB Field Name inferenceArea
Req'd? no
Data Type Float
Misc Flag n/a
References n/a
List? no
Notes The area used to infer the importance values of the taxon, if not the same as observation.taxonInferenceArea.
Definition This is the area in m2 used to infer the importance values (i.e. cover, biomass, basal area) in this record. RESERVED VALUE: -1 is used to indicate no plot boundaries were used when estimating importance values.