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Like ragweed in the spring, mock drafts are unavoidable and often the harbinger for general, unwelcome sickness.
That means to all allergy sufferers that while goldenrod pollen is heavy and sticky, just right for honeybee pollination, ragweed is wind pollinated.
As our Tony Wood reported earlier this month, the region is in for an explosion of ragweed pollen following a summer of higher than usual amounts of rain.
The idea is to keep pollen, ragweed and other allergens from entering your nose and setting off symptoms.
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RAGWEED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ragweed for English Language Learners
: any one of a group of North American plants that release a lot of pollen into the air and that can cause allergic reactions in some people
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