smooth green snake

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Noun1.smooth green snake - of western and central United States
green snake, grass snake - either of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in color
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* The development of strategies to reintroduce species including the smooth green snake, the spotted salamander and the meadow jumping mouse to the county's preserves.
New species documented on the preserve were the Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus), Eastern Racer (Coluber constrictor), Smooth Green Snake (Liochlorophis vernalis), Redbelly Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata), and Lined Snake (Tropidoclonion lineatum).
French finds the other native snake species in Massachusetts intriguing as well, including the black racer snake, brown snake, common garter snake, Eastern ribbon snake, ringneck snake, redbelly snake, smooth green snake - which he described as particularly beautiful - the milk snake and the Northern water snake.
Killdeer Plains also provides habitat for the Kirtland's snake (Clonophis Kirtlandii), listed as threatened, and the smooth green snake (Liochorophis vernalis), status unknown.
But, as the caterpillar matures, it turns green and sports an incredibly realistic set of black-and-white eye spots, which now mimics a smooth green snake (see next page).