Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Tuesday, October 12, 2021


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
MEDIUM
52

Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
321
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
16

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
HEAVY
13,472

 
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) 48   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 0   Ulmus (Elm) 4
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 273
  Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 10
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 18
  Urticaceae (Nettle) 4
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 2
  Other Weed Pollen 14
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 4   Oidium/Erysiphe 6
  Alternaria 358
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 105
 Ascospores 7,842   Periconia 2
  Basidiospores 947  Pithomyces 2
  Cercospora 48
  Rusts 10
  Cladosporium 3,881   Smuts/Myxomycetes 131
  Curvularia 16
  Spegazzinia 10
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 38
  Stemphilium 30
  Epicoccum 8
  Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 26   Torula 8


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Wednesday, October 13, 2021*
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