Rough Green Snake in my dining room. Put him back outside in front garden bed.
DOR adult, gender not determined, specimen not retained. Habitat patchy woodlands and grasslands, road between oak/juniper woodland patches.
Found on the top of silver peak basking in the sun
Juvenile DOR on RM 335. Retained for deposit. GTS 2081.
Object in image is a small pocket knife (3 1/8" in length).
Saw this snake swimming across George Lake while canoeing with the family in late August. I wish I had my camera handy!
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.