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Information for patients with allergy and related problems
in the Southwest

Grasses and weeds that produce allergenic pollen in Southern Arizona  

Key to recognition of allergenic plants
(for pictures, click the links) 

Aristida purpurea
Bouteloua barbata
Bouteloua aristidoides
Bouteloua rothrockii
Cynodon dactylon
Eragrostis Lehmanniana
Eragrostis echinochloidea Stapf
Pennisetum ciliare
Pennisetum setaceum
Sorghum halepense
Herbaceous Plants/ Weeds
Allenrolfea occidentalis
Amaranthus palmeri
Ambrosia ambrosioides
Ambrosia confertiflora
Ambrosia deltoidea
Ambrosia dumosa
Artemisia ludoviciana
Atriplex canescens
Atriplex elegans
Atriplex polycarpa
Chenopodium album
Hymenoclea salsola
Medicago sativa
Salsola kali
Xanthium strumarium

Common names of grasses and weeds     Key to grass and weed identification
Trees and shrubs                       Return to menu


Disclaimer:   This site is for educational purposes only.  Any information that you have found in this web site is not intended to replace medical care or advice given to you by your own physicians. You should consider consulting your local medical library and other web sites for additional information. 

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Content Owner:  Michael J. Schumacher, MB, FRACP, The University of Arizona

Updated  8/2008