In annually burned pine forest in back yard.
We really had a tough time identifying this snake when we first found it. Didn't realize that Rough Green Snakes turn blue after they're dead!
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.