Houston Health Department- POLLEN AND MOLD


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019
Houston Pollen and Mold Count -  All counts below are in Cubic Meter Air

Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
EXTREMELY HEAVY
1,759
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
LOW
6


Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
LOW
2
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
3,112

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 26   Morus (Mulberry) 0
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 425
  Betula (Birch) 38   Platanus (Sycamore) 0
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 10
  Celtis (Hackberry) 42
  Quercus (Oak) 972
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 6
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 85   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 117   Ulmus (Elm) 16
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 6   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 16
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 0   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  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 2
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 121
  Oidium/Erysiphe 8
  Alternaria 4   Penicillium/Aspergillus 123
  Ascopores 2020   Periconia 2
  Basidiospores 210
 Pithomyces 0
  Cercospora 8   Rusts 6
  Cladosporium 431
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 149
  Curvularia 6
  Spegazzinia 2
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 8
  Stemphilium 0
  Epicoccum 6   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 4   Torula 4



*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Wednesday, February 20, 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