What is Ragweed?

Ragweed is a group of approximately 17 species of plants (or what we would more commonly call weeds). It is also a common cause of fall allergies. When ragweed plants release pollen into the air, it triggers cases of allergic rhinitis (more frequently referred to as “hay fever”).

Adding to this problem, ragweed pollen is very light and can be carried hundreds of kilometers.

Test Your Knowledge:

A ragweed plant lives only for one season but can produce up to: