rough green snake

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Noun1.rough green snake - of southern and eastern United States
green snake, grass snake - either of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in color
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Three species: cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus; 49.8%), rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus; 15.9%), and gray ratsnake (Pantherophis spiloides; 10.7%) comprised 76.5% of snakes encountered from 2003 2008.
At right, you can see a rough green snake just coming out of its egg.
Additional reptiles that could occur at the IIA properties by virtue of their range and habitat preference but were not observed during our survey include: broadhead skink (Eumeces laticeps), Kirtland's snake (Clonophis kirtlandii), milk snake (Lampropeltis triangulum), rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus), and eastern ribbon snake (Thamnophis sauritus).