Lambsquater is in the air here in Saint Louis today so I thought I would choose this as the allergen of the day. This weed is in the Goosefoot family and is also called pigweed. It's pollen is present midsummer until October typically. It is also edible, both the leaves and stems, and can be cooked like kale or collard greens.
Good morning all and thank you for stopping by my blog. As the ragweed season is coming up soon I thought I would post a little information about the weed and how to avoid it. Ragweed is a flowering (not the pretty kind) plant from the genus Ambrosia. Different species of the plant can grow from a few inches to a few feet high. A single plant of ragweed can produce up to a billion grains of pollen a year (Now that is a lot of sneezes). Some people with problems with ragw