banded water snake


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Noun1.banded water snake - in some classifications placed in the genus Nerodiabanded water snake - in some classifications placed in the genus Nerodia; western United States snake that seldom ventures far from water
water snake - any of various mostly harmless snakes that live in or near water
genus Natrix, Natrix - water snakes; a cosmopolitan genus
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The first is the banded water snake which, when large, can flatten its head into a very convincing triangular shape.
California already has another invasive snake to worry about -- the slippery banded water snake.
The banded water snake (Nerodia sipedon, ISUVC #4038) was more common in less-developed areas, but still less common than the eastern garter snake.