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What weeds are bad for allergies?

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If you have pollen allergies, stay away from these weeds:

  • Cocklebur
  • Ragweed
  • Russian thistle
  • Sagebrush

SOURCES:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Richard Weber, MD, allergist, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver.

Tom Ogren, author,  , Ten Speed Press Ten Speed Press, 2004. Allergy-Free Gardening, 2000; Safe Sex in the Garden,

Allergy-Free Gardening website.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 24, 2019

SOURCES:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Richard Weber, MD, allergist, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver.

Tom Ogren, author,  , Ten Speed Press Ten Speed Press, 2004. Allergy-Free Gardening, 2000; Safe Sex in the Garden,

Allergy-Free Gardening website.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 24, 2019

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