Commonly referred to as Kentucky bluegrass, meadow grass is the principal agricultural plant in north-central and northeastern America.
It is a perennial grass that grows in cold, humid temperate regions around the world.
A runny nose, stuffiness, and sneezing are very common
Itchy, watery, or red eyes are very common
Coughing, wheezing, chest congestion, chest tightness and shortness of breath
Seasons and Regions
Where is Meadow Grass found?
Native to Eurasia, meadow grass is grown as a forage grass in the US and southern Canada. More specifically, it is found from Alaska to Nova Scotia, Europe, and the United States (except Arizona and much of Florida).
Meadow Grass is categorized as a weed in the state of Iowa.
Avoid the allergen as best as you can and reduce symptoms through over-the-counter medications. If you would like to prevent your allergies from progressing or are looking for long-term relief, talk to your doctor about allergy immunotherapy or find out if you are eligible for NectarRx Allergy Treatment.
Check pollen counts daily
Wear a mask, sunglasses and/or nasal filters when outdoors
Opt for air conditioning during pollen season
Avoid freshly cut grassy areas
Shower after exposure
Use Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec as needed
Treat with allergy immunotherapy