Pollen from all types of maple trees is considered to be highly allergenic. The box elder maple tree is the worst offender to those that suffer from allergic rhinitis. Spring is high season for all types of tree pollen, with pollen levels rising in February and remaining high through May.
- The box elder is the most allergenic maple tree because it is pollinated exclusively by the wind.
- There are over one hundred different species of maple trees.
- The most common symptoms of a maple tree allergy are sneezing, runny nose, and itchy or watery eyes.