Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: wednesday, February 24, 2021


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
278
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
NONE
0
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
NONE
0
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
2,387

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 0
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 8
  Betula (Birch) 4   Platanus (Sycamore) 0
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 0
  Celtis (Hackberry) 0
  Quercus (Oak) 0
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 0
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 240   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 0   Ulmus (Elm) 26
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
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) 0
  Other Weed Pollen 0
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 64
  Oidium/Erysiphe 0
  Alternaria 24
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 16
 Ascospores 1,927
  Periconia 0
  Basidiospores 64
 Pithomyces 2
  Cercospora 4   Rusts 0
  Cladosporium 129
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 95
  Curvularia 6   Spegazzinia 0
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 8
  Stemphilium 2
  Epicoccum 6   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 34   Torula 6


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Thursday, February 25, 2021*
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