Month: March 2018

Fear of Veins: Venephobia

The impact of a phobia can range from annoying to severely disabling. People with phobias often realize their fear is irrational, but they’re unable to do anything about it. Such…

Agrostophobia: The Fear of Grasses

Agrostophobia (from Greek agrostis, “type of grass”), more commonly known as is the fear of grass. It is a branch of botanophobia, fear of plants since grasses are plants. It is almost exclusively…

The fear of Tumbleweeds: Grasartophobia

Grasartophobia is the fear of tumbleweeds.  Tumbleweed is a structural part of the above-ground anatomy of a number of species of plants. It is a diaspore that once it is mature and dry, detaches from its root…