Top 10 Snakes in Central Florida

Southern Hognose Snake:The vulnerable species on the list is the southern hognose snake. Southern hognose snakes are 14 to 24 inches long and have an unusual appearance.

Ribbon Snake:There are four subspecies of ribbon snakes, and they are one of the more common snakes in Central Florida.

Pine Woods Snake:One of the smallest snakes is the pine woods snake, which only reaches 10 to 13 inches long. 

Florida Green Water Snake:They are the longest water snakes in North America, reaching 30 to 55 inches long.

Florida Cottonmouth:Cottonmouths are 30 to 48 inches long and are brown, with a mixture of light and dark brown crossband markings. 

Eastern Racer:There are eleven subspecies of eastern racers, and three of them are found in Florida.

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake:One of the largest snakes in Central Florida is the venomous eastern diamondback rattlesnake which is typically 3 to 6 feet long.

Eastern Coral Snake:Eastern coral snakes are 20 to 30 inches long and are red, yellow, and black. 

Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake:One of the smallest rattlesnakes is the dusky pygmy rattlesnake, which is only 12 to 24 inches long.

Brahminy Blind Snake:The only non-native snake in Central Florida is the brahminy blindsnake which is also the smallest at only 4.5 to 6.5 inches long.

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