Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Friday, September 24, 2021


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
MEDIUM
75
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
192
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
LOW
2
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
HEAVY
13,280

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 0
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 0
  Betula (Birch) 0   Platanus (Sycamore) 0
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 0
  Celtis (Hackberry) 0
  Quercus (Oak) 0
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 0
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 0   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 0   Ulmus (Elm) 75
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 166   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 2
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 4
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 2   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 6
  Other Weed Pollen 12
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 105
  Oidium/Erysiphe 10
  Alternaria 95
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 250
 Ascospores 4,920   Periconia 58
  Basidiospores 1,057  Pithomyces 20
  Cercospora 538   Rusts 8
  Cladosporium 5,753   Smuts/Myxomycetes 164
  Curvularia 172   Spegazzinia 6
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 22
  Stemphilium 6
  Epicoccum 22
  Tetraploa 4
  Nigrospora 58   Torula 12


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Monday, September 27, 2021*
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.
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Weekend Forecast


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
MEDIUM
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
MEDIUM