Florida Green Water Snake
Nerodia floridana

Family: Natricidae - Harmless Live-Bearing Snakes

Typical Adult Size: 30 to 55 inches

Reproduction: live bearing

Eye Pupil: round

Dorsal Scales: keeled

Anal Scale: divided

SC Range Map

Additional Images

The Florida Green Water Snake can be distinguished from other large watersnake species in South Carolina by the ring of small scales which surround the eye.

Additional Images:

Florida Green Water Snake, Nerodia floridana
adult, head
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July 07, 2009
Contact: South Carolina Reptiles and Amphibians