Houston Health Department- POLLEN AND MOLD


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
Houston Pollen and Mold Count -  All counts below are in Cubic Meter Air

Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
98
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
139
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
18
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
6,359

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 0
  Alnus (Alder) 22   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) 76
  Juglans (Walnut) 0
  
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 131   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 2   Urticaceae (Nettle) 4
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 2   Other Weed Pollen 0
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 6   Oidium/Erysiphe 0
  Alternaria 46   Penicillium/Aspergillus 238
  Ascopores 2,818   Periconia 32
  Basidiospores 1,050   Pithomyces 2
  Cercospora 153   Rusts 4
  Cladosporium 1,336   Smuts/Myxomycetes 423
  Curvularia 145   Spegazzinia 18
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 32
  Stemphilium 0
  Epicoccum 2
  Tetraploa 4
  Nigrospora 46   Torula 4



*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Friday, September 21, 2018*
Recorded message is available at 713-247-5846.
Information about air quality is available by calling 832-393-5612.
For additional information, email to: rasmita.patel@houstontx.gov or call 832-393-3920.


Click the below image to go to National Allergy Bureau
National Allergy Bureau Pollen and Mold Report