it's fall and in the upper 70's and this green rough snake think it's spring
Found badly injured on ranch road
Hardwood bottomland forest, just 5mi east of the MS river, in sw Tennessee.
Rough greensnake almost smashed by a boot while walking on path.
DOR at boat ramp.
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.