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Since its initial launch, PollenLibrary.com has served as a great resource for researching plants' allergenicity and when it effects you the most. In the latest release we have improved numerous features and added new ones. PollenLibrary.com is now all about helping you identify the plants causing allergies in your area right now and predicting how long this allergen pollination will last.
We have updated all the current species and genera maps with the most recent findings of where a particular plant is found.
Improved Search Results
The on-site plant search is now more efficient - combining location with plant name results. Now you can search for a specific specie in your area and see if its allergenic or not. Searching for Oak in 19462 zip code results in a list of all Oak species found in Montgomery County, PA. Next to each plant you will see an icon representing level of allergenicity.
Searching for Oak lists all Oak species found in our DB with an indication of how allergenic each is. Searching by a zip code only brings you to the local county page with a list of significant allergens found in your area in the current season. The Local Allergens page was also improved; now you have more options to control if you want to see only significant allergens in your area that pollinate now or all allergens (includes mild, moderate or significant allergens).
Individual species and genera pages were also enhanced by adding more links to the images and Wikipedia entry (if available). Images were provided by BONAP and hosted at flickr.com. All the images are guaranteed to identify a particular plant. BONAP continues adding more images to the flickr.com website, still not all of species available. The missing images in the meanwhile can be identified through flickr.com public searches.
We also revised the species pages - now you may find more comprehensive information about each specie. This now includes specie allergenicity level and pollination seasons.
A new page on PollenLibrary.com - lists all species in a particular family and identifies specie allergenicity.
Overall the site's speed and efficiency was improved - now you can enjoy faster and accurate results.
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