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Closer investigation showed them to be black swallowtail butterfly larvae, also known as parsley worms, which feed on the foliage of umbels — plants in the carrot/parsley/dill/fennel family with short flower stalks that spread from a common point.
Cow parsley got a pass because of its irresistible floating clouds of umbels, but we were instructed to cut its numbers in half.
Its white flowers bloom in June or July and form an umbel pattern marked by several small blooms spreading out from a single point.
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