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Table 2 Numerical conversion values for SACFOR cover and counts classes. SACFOR classes are S Superabundant, A Abundant, C Common, F Frequent, O Occasional, R Rare; and L Less than rare indicated by extrapolation (which is no longer used in the modern SACFOR scale)

From: Converting SACFOR data for statistical analysis: validation, demonstration and further possibilities

Numerical conversion value for SACFOR count classes for each of body sizesNumerical conversion value for SACFOR cover classes for each growth forms
< 1 cm1–3 cm3–15 cm> 15 cmCrust/MeadowMassive/Turf
ClassConversion valueClassConversion valueClassConversion valueClassConversion valueClassConversion valueClassConversion value
S1E+ 08      S256  
A1E+ 07S1E+ 07    A128S128
C1E+ 06A1E+ 06S1E+ 06  C64A64
F1E+ 05C1E+ 05A1E+ 05S1E+ 05F32C32
O1E+ 04F1E+ 04C1E+ 04A1E+ 04O16F16
R1E+ 03O1E+ 03F1E+ 03C1E+ 03R8O8
LNAR1E+ 02O1E+ 02F1E+ 02LNAR4
  LNAR1E+ 01O1E+ 01  LNA
    LNAR1E+ 00    
      LNA