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Video: Cedar pollen release

Many people in Central Texas develop an allergy to the pollen of the local mountain cedar trees (proper name Ashe Juniper). We have a very productive male tree out in our back yard. This is a series of several 10-second clips captured by our wildlife camera. You can see the clouds of pollen bursting off the branches as the wind shakes the tree. The pollen explodes off the tree and looks exactly like puffs of smoke.