Allergy-Proof Your Life

10 Worst Plants for Your Allergies

Here's how to identify common allergy-causing plants and trees, and—hopefully—avoid them.

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Mountain cedar

Where you’ll see it: Mountainous areas (hence the name)

There’s a ton in: Arkansas, Missouri, parts of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Peak time: Spring

“For the Texas hill country, it does not get any worse than the mountain cedar tree, which causes some of the most severe allergy symptoms I have ever seen,” says Dr. Filley.

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