Houston Health Department- POLLEN AND MOLD


TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019
Houston Pollen and Mold Count -  All counts below are in Cubic Meter Air

Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
118
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
18
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
28
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
5,013

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0   Morus (Mulberry) 0
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 6
  Betula (Birch) 6   Platanus (Sycamore) 0
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 18   Populus (Cottonwood) 4
  Celtis (Hackberry) 20
  Quercus (Oak) 52
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 0
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 2   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 4
  Ulmus (Elm) 0
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 6
 
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) 0   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 12
  Other Weed Pollen 2
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 80
  Oidium/Erysiphe 4
  Alternaria 38   Penicillium/Aspergillus 42
  Ascopores 1950   Periconia 10
  Basidiospores 261
 Pithomyces 2
  Cercospora 20   Rusts 16
  Cladosporium 2438
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 66
  Curvularia 8
  Spegazzinia 0
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 4
  Stemphilium 0
  Epicoccum 36   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 30
  Torula 8



*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2019*
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.


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National Allergy Bureau Pollen and Mold Report