Opheodrys vernalis blanchardi
Western Smooth Green Snake


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Other Names: Green Snake
Description: A bright green slender snake with a white belly. Young are an olive to slate gray. Scales smooth. Adults are 1ft to just under 3 ft.
Venom: None
Habitat: Found in prairies and to open grassy areas in forests. Inhabits meadows and stream borders.
Behavior: Secretive.
Hibernation:
Reproduction: Mates in early spring. Lays a clutch of 2-12 eggs in June to September.
Diet: Feeds on caterpillars, crickets and spiders.
Authored by: Garth Teitjen

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