Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Friday, April 3, 2020


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
121
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
LOW
6
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
22
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
3,046

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 4
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 8
  Betula (Birch) 0   Platanus (Sycamore) 2
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 0
  Celtis (Hackberry) 0
  Quercus (Oak) 95
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 4
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 0   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 8   Ulmus (Elm) 0
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 0   Plantago (Plantain) 2
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 0   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 4
  Other Weed Pollen 0
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 34
  Oidium/Erysiphe 18
  Alternaria 24
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 28
 Ascospores 1,773
  Periconia 0
  Basidiospores 230
 Pithomyces 2
  Cercospora 2
  Rusts 50
  Cladosporium 789
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 52
  Curvularia 6
  Spegazzinia 0
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 2
  Stemphilium 0
  Epicoccum 8   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 26   Torula 2


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Monday, April 6, 2020*
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
HEAVY
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW