Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Friday, May 29, 2020


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
LOW
4
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
12
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
LOW
2
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
6,397

 
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) 2
  Celtis (Hackberry) 0
  Quercus (Oak) 0
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 0
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 2   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) 2
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 0   Urticaceae (Nettle) 2
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 0
  Other Weed Pollen 4
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 38
  Oidium/Erysiphe 2
  Alternaria 34
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 42
 Ascospores 3,559
  Periconia 0
  Basidiospores 801
 Pithomyces 10
  Cercospora 101
  Rusts 4
  Cladosporium 1,694
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 76
  Curvularia 4
  Spegazzinia 0
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 10
  Stemphilium 6
  Epicoccum 16   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 0   Torula 0


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Monday, June 1, 2020*
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
LOW
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW