Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Monday, May 10, 2021


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
LOW
10
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
18
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
6

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORE
LOW
5,014

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 4
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 4
  Betula (Birch) 0
  Platanus (Sycamore) 0
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 2
  Populus (Cottonwood) 0
  Celtis (Hackberry) 0
  Quercus (Oak) 0
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 0
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 0   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) 0   Plantago (Plantain) 6
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 2
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 2   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 2
  Other Weed Pollen 6
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 87   Oidium/Erysiphe 6
  Alternaria 38   Penicillium/Aspergillus 8
 Ascospores 1,907   Periconia 4
  Basidiospores 431
 Pithomyces 0
  Cercospora 18
  Rusts 12
  Cladosporium 2,393   Smuts/Myxomycetes 80
  Curvularia 6
  Spegazzinia 0
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 2
  Stemphilium 0
  Epicoccum 4
  Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 4   Torula 14


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Tuesday, May 11, 2021*
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