Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Monday, March 30, 2020


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
397
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
20
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
22

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
MEDIUM
9,534

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 34
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 6
  Betula (Birch) 0
  Platanus (Sycamore) 12
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 2   Populus (Cottonwood) 6
  Celtis (Hackberry) 16
  Quercus (Oak) 243
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 28
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 0   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 36   Ulmus (Elm) 0
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 2   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 12
 
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) 20
  Other Weed Pollen 0
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 307
  Oidium/Erysiphe 40
  Alternaria 281   Penicillium/Aspergillus 99
 Ascospores 2,399   Periconia 10
  Basidiospores 479
 Pithomyces 6
  Cercospora 48
  Rusts 125
  Cladosporium 2,399
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 192
  Curvularia 14
  Spegazzinia 12
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 18
  Stemphilium 50
  Epicoccum 12
  Tetraploa 10
  Nigrospora 10   Torula 22


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Tuesday, March 31, 2020*
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