If you’ve watched local news broadcasts this week, you have most likely heard mention of the pollen count – especially tree pollen. This week our pollen counting station has measured very high levels of oak, ash, and mulberry in North Texas. Family Allergy & Asthma Care is a AAAAI certified counting station providing daily pollen and spore levels for North Texas. Click here to get the latest information.
Here’s more about oak, ash, and mulberry trees:
Oak – Mainly present in spring. Various species growing throughout the U.S. are commonly found in residential areas, as well as parks, and remote forests. Click here to read more about oak tree pollen.
Ash – Ash trees are found mainly in the eastern and southeastern areas of the U.S. Most species bear male and female flowers on separate trees. Click here to read more about ash tree pollen.
Mulberry – Mainly present in winter and spring. Mulberries have simple, alternate leaves and bear fruit that is beneficial to humans. They frequently grow in shrub form. Click here to read more about mulberry tree pollen.
Tens of millions of Americans suffer allergy symptoms caused by exposure to tree, grass and weed pollens every year. Click here to read more from ACAAI (American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology).