Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Wednesday, February 8, 2023


Houston pollen and mold count — All counts below are in cubic meter air

Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
404

Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
NONE

Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
10

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
5,141



 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 14
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 42
  Betula (Birch) 10   Platanus (Sycamore) 0
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 0
  Celtis (Hackberry) 0
  Quercus (Oak) 0
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 0
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 214   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 74   Ulmus (Elm) 46
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 4
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 0
  Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0
  Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 0
  Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae (Sedge) 0
  Other Weed Pollen 0
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 40
  Oidium/Erysiphe 10
  Alternaria 54
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 129
 Ascospores 3,126   Periconia 6
  Basidiospores 413  Pithomyces 4
  Cercospora 8   Rusts 4
  Cladosporium 923   Smuts/Myxomycetes 334
  Curvularia 18   Spegazzinia 2
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 8
  Stemphilium 4
  Epicoccum 30   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 22   Torula 6


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Thrusday, February 9, 2023*
Recorded message is available at 713-247-5846.
Information about air quality is available by calling 832-393-5612.
For additional information, email to: pollen.mold@houstontx.gov or call 832-393-3920.
We are a pollen and mold count AAAAI-certified station.