Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Thursday, february 27, 2020


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
392

Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
NONE
0
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
NONE
0

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
3,601

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 4
  Alnus (Alder) 4   Pinaceae (Pine) 36
  Betula (Birch) 14   Platanus (Sycamore) 4
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 0
  Celtis (Hackberry) 0
  Quercus (Oak) 200
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 12
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 70   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 14   Ulmus (Elm) 14
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 4   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) 0
  Other Weed Pollen 0
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 295
  Oidium/Erysiphe 12
  Alternaria 81   Penicillium/Aspergillus 24
 Ascospores 1,574   Periconia 6
  Basidiospores 145
 Pithomyces 0
  Cercospora 8
  Rusts 20
  Cladosporium 1,275
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 93
  Curvularia 18
  Spegazzinia 4
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 18
  Stemphilium 16
  Epicoccum 12   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 0   Torula 0


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Friday, February 28, 2020*
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