Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Friday, April 9, 2021


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
526
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
26
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
14
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
MEDIUM
6,779

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 22
  Morus (Mulberry) 56
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 6
  Betula (Birch) 4   Platanus (Sycamore) 14
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 2
  Celtis (Hackberry) 4
  Quercus (Oak) 336
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 8
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 12   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 48   Ulmus (Elm) 2
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 12
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 0   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 4
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 2   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 16
  Other Weed Pollen 4
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 68
  Oidium/Erysiphe 22
  Alternaria 58
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 0
 Ascospores 3,505   Periconia 6
  Basidiospores 425  Pithomyces 2
  Cercospora 6   Rusts 4
  Cladosporium 2,575   Smuts/Myxomycetes 54
  Curvularia 4   Spegazzinia 6
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 4
  Stemphilium 2
  Epicoccum 26   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 12   Torula 0


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Monday, April 12, 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
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Weed Pollen
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Grass Pollen
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Mold Pollen
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