these snakes are sure coming out since the weather has been nice
in a small tree. 4:30pm. 34% humidity
Out on the crawl, spider hunting
Slender snake, bright green above and lighter below, at least 2.5' long. Observed on ground near A/C condensate collection bucket, moved quickly into underbrush and was gone before I could get a camera. Habitat is suburban Ashe juniper-oak savanna adjacent to intermittent stream headwaters.
Opheodrys is a genus of small to medium-sized colubrid snakes commonly referred to as green snakes. In North America the genus consists of two distinct species. As their common names imply, the Rough Green Snake has keeled dorsal scales, whereas the Smooth Green Snake has smooth dorsal scales.