Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Wednesday, December 7, 2022


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
LOW
2

Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
LOW
8

Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
12

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
HEAVY
10,940


 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 0
  Alnus (Alder) 0   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) 4   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 0   Ulmus (Elm) 0
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 4
  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 4
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 26
  Oidium/Erysiphe 6
  Alternaria 196
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 340
 Ascospores 3,954   Periconia 20
  Basidiospores 564  Pithomyces 10
  Cercospora 280   Rusts 10
  Cladosporium 4,920   Smuts/Myxomycetes 425
  Curvularia 91   Spegazzinia 0
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 26
  Stemphilium 6
  Epicoccum 24   Tetraploa 4
  Nigrospora 38   Torula 0


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Thursday, December 8, 2022*
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For additional information, email to: pollen.mold@houstontx.gov or call 832-393-3920.
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