This weed is found along floodplains, grasslands, open pastures, roadsides, and under forest canopies. Sheep sorrel is considered a cosmopolitan species as it is adaptable to a wide range of climatic conditions. an invasive, perennial, wind-pollinated plant.
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 Sheep Sorrel found?
Sheep sorrel is native to Europe, Asia, and the British Isles but now exists in most of the Northern Hemisphere including all regions of the United States..
It is believed that a single sheep sorrel plant produces around 400 million pollen grains.
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
Opt for air conditioning during pollen season
Wash bedding often with hot water
Use asthma and allergy air filters
Use Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec as needed
Treat with allergen immunotherapy