‘Cedar Fever’ Season Is Here

Because October and November were among the wettest ever, cedar trees in Texas are loaded with pollen.

By Brian KirkpatrickDecember 5, 2018 10:00 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

For many San Antonians with allergies, the dreaded “cedar fever” season has arrived. With each gusty cold front, more and more Hill County cedar pollen is blown into San Antonio.

Under a microscope, a cedar pollen looks like a blade from a circular saw, and it’s jagged edges make it easy for it to stick to the mucous membranes of your eyes, nose, throat, and lungs, a local allergist says.

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