Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Tuesday, October 22, 2019


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
MEDIUM
50
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
125
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
20
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
6,326

 
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) 6   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 0   Ulmus (Elm) 44
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 113   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 4   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 0   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 0
  Other Weed Pollen 8
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 16
  Oidium/Erysiphe 0
  Alternaria 103   Penicillium/Aspergillus 328
  Ascopores 3,426   Periconia 0
  Basidiospores 854
 Pithomyces 4
  Cercospora 14
  Rusts 26
  Cladosporium 1,134
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 315
  Curvularia 30
  Spegazzinia 4
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 20
  Stemphilium 4
  Epicoccum 10   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 16   Torula 22


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Wednesday, October 23, 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: pollen.mold@houstontx.gov or call 832-393-3920.
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Weekend Forecast


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
MEDIUM
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW