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All Names

  • German
    • Glatte Grasnatter
  • English
    • Smooth Greensnake
    • Smooth Green Snake
  • Scientific Names
    • Liochlorophis vernalis
    • Chlorosoma vernalis
    • Coluber vernalis
    • Contia vernalis
    • Cyclophis vernalis
    • Eurypholis vernalis
    • Herpetodrays vernalis
    • Liopeltis vernalis
    • Opheodrys vernalis

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No one's observed a Smooth Green Snake (Liochlorophis vernalis [inactive]) .
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Description from Wikipedia

The smooth green snake (Opheodrys vernalis) is a nonvenomous North American colubrid. It is also referred to as the grass snake. It is a slender, "small medium" snake that measures 36–51 cm (14–20 in) as an adult. It gets its common name from its smooth dorsal scales, as opposed to the rough green snake, which has keeled dorsal scales. It is found in marshes, meadows, open woods, and along stream edges and is native to regions of Canada,...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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