Brigitte Grisanti Snakes in the Smoky Mountains

Twenty three species of snakes live in the park:
Carphophis amoenus amoenus—Eastern worm snake
Cemophora coccinea copei—Northern scarlet snake
Coluber constrictor constrictor—Northern black racer
Diadophis punctatus edwardsii—Northern ring-neck snake
Elaphe guttata guttata—Corn snake
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta—Black rat snake
Heterodon platirhinos—Eastern hognose snake
Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata—Mole kingsnake
Lampropeltis getula getula—Eastern kingsnake
Lampropeltis getula nigra—Black kingsnake
Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides—Scarlet kingsnake
Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum—Eastern milk snake
Nerodia sipedon sipedon—Northern water snake
Opheodrys aestivus—Rough green snake
Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus—Northern pine snake
Regina septemvittata—Queen snake
Storeria dekayi dekayi—Northern brown snake
Storeria dekayi wrightorum—Midland brown snake
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata—Northern redbelly snake
Tantilla coronata—Southeastern crowned snake
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis—Eastern garter snake
Virginia valeriae valeriae—Eastern earth snake
Agkistrodon Contortrix mokasen—Northern copperhead (venomous)
Crotalus horridus—Timber rattlesnake (venomous)

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