Rough Green Snake

Opheodrys aestivus

Rough Green Snake Rough Green Snake
Photo by Robert Rold Photography Photo by Robert Rold Photography

Description:  The Rough Green Snake ranges in size from 2-3 feet.  Coloration is green with no other markings.  Belly is white or yellowish.  Scales are keeled and anal plate is divided.

Habitat:  Found in a variety of habitats.

Behavior:  The Rough Green Snake is highly arboreal, found often in small trees and shrubs.  The green coloration enables the green snake to hide in the vegetation.

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