July 5, 2022 2:36 am
Watch out, gardeners: Invasive jumping worms reported in 34 states
Plant lovers, beware: Invasive jumping worms could be wiggling around in a garden near you. According to WGN-TV, the brown or gray leaping earthworms, which have a white band around their bodies and can reach half a foot long, are originally from eastern Asia but have been spotted in at least 34 U.S. states. Since they first arrived here in the early 19th century, they have spread to the Southeast, Eastern Seaboard, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and parts of the Northwest, the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County reported.

Watch out, gardeners: Invasive jumping worms reported in 34 states

Plant lovers, beware: Invasive jumping worms could be wiggling around in a garden near you. According to WGN-TV, the brown or gray leaping earthworms, which have a white band around their bodies and can reach half a foot long, are originally from eastern Asia but have been spotted in at least 34 U.S. states. Since they first arrived here in the early 19th century, they have spread to the Southeast, Eastern Seaboard, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and parts of the Northwest, the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County reported.

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