Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Thursday, April 3, 2020


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
161
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
LOW
4
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
26

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
4,964

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 12
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 18
  Betula (Birch) 2   Platanus (Sycamore) 0
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 2   Populus (Cottonwood) 0
  Celtis (Hackberry) 4
  Quercus (Oak) 113
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 2
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 0   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 2   Ulmus (Elm) 0
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 6
 
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) 4   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 0
  Other Weed Pollen 0
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 107
  Oidium/Erysiphe 10
  Alternaria 20   Penicillium/Aspergillus 0
 Ascospores 3,365   Periconia 4
  Basidiospores 419
 Pithomyces 0
  Cercospora 12
  Rusts 28
  Cladosporium 826
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 123
  Curvularia 0
  Spegazzinia 6
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 6
  Stemphilium 0
  Epicoccum 2   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 28   Torula 8


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Friday, April 3, 2020*
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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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