Rough Green Snake

Common Name: 
Rough Green Snake
Scientific Name: 

Opheodrys aestivus

Category: 
Active Diurnal Snakes
Identification: 

16-42 inches. Bright green above and yellow below; scales keeled and in 17 rows.

Habits: 

Green snakes conceal themselves in vegetation, especially willows and shrubby growth adjacent to marshes or at forest margins. They lay from 3-10 eggs.

Distribution: 

Throughout the state.

Rough Green Snake
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