rough green snake

rough green snake
of southern and eastern United States
Syn: ↑Opheodrys aestivus
Hypernyms: ↑green snake, ↑grass snake

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: a green snake (Ophiodrys aestivus) of the southern and eastern United States having strongly keeled light to dark green scales above and smooth pale yellow to yellowish white ventral plates — see smooth green snake

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