Is parsley worm something that should be gotten rid of? What are the risks to a vegetable garden? I found 6 or 7 of these worms on a young curly parsley plant, almost 50% of the stems had a worm. They weren't there 2 days ago. That was a fast infestation.
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These Parsley Caterpillars turn into the beautiful Swallowtail Butterfly.
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