Christchurch Botanical Gardens
John's Weather-Watcher
christchurch, new  zealand

Pollen Watch:  January 2021


Click to visit Allergy New Zealand for useful information, or phone 0800 340 800.

What is a Pollen Allergy?
What are the symptoms?
How can I prevent an allergic reaction?

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Trees, weeds and grasses contributing to the pollen count this month

Trees

Macrocarpa (Cupressus)
macrocarpa
Native Podocarps (Rimu etc)
podocarp
Eucalyptus
eucalyptus


Manuka
manuka
Native Milkwoods
milkwood
Pohutukawa (Metrosideros)
pohutukawa


Rata (Metrosideros)
rata

Weeds

Plantain (Plantago)
plantain
Privet (Ligustrum)
privet
Nettles (Urtica)
nettles


Dock (Rumex)
dock
Sorrel (Rumex)
sorrel
Chenopod Weeds (eg. Fathen)
chenopod


Grasses

Cocksfoot (Dactylis)
cocksfoot
Yorkshire Fog (Holcus)
yorkshire fog
Ryegrass (Lolium)
ryegrass


Tall Fescue (Festuca)
fescue
Prairie Grass (Bromus)
prairie grass
Dogstail (Cynosurus)
dogstail


Crested Dogstail (Cynosurus)
crested dogstail
Browntop (Agrosius)
browntop
Timothy (Phleum)
timothy


Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus)
foxtail
Sweet Vernal (Anthoxanium)
sweet vernal