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Snakes in Michigan

Michigan is the native home of 17 species of snakes, 1 of which are venomous. Snakes from the colubrid and the viperidae families are represented in the state’s native population.

Snakes of Michigan

(V): Venomous

Common Name Scientific Name F/S S/S
Black Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta None None
Blue Racer Coluber constrictor foxi None None
Brown Snake Storeria dekayi None None
Butlet’s Garter Snake Thamnophis butleri None None
Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis None None
Copper-bellied Water Snake Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta None None
Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos None None
Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (V) Sistrurus catenatus catenatus None None
Eastern Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum traingulum> None None
Fox Snake Elaphe vulpina and Elaphe gloydi None None
Kirtland’s Snake Clonophis kirtlandii None None
Northern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus septentrionalis None None
Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon None None
Queen Snake Regina septemvittata None None
Red-bellied Snake Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata None None
Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus edwardii None None
Smooth Green Snake Liochlorophis vernalis None None
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