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Snakes in Minnesota

Minnesota 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 Minnesota

(V): Venomous

Common Name Scientific Name F/S S/S
Eastern Yellowbelly Racer Coluber constrictor flaviventris None None
Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus None None
Black Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta None None
Western Fox Snake Pantherophis vulpina None None
Western Hognose Snake Heterodon nasicus None None
Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platyrhinos None None
Eastern Milk Snake Lamptopeltis triangulum triangulum None None
Smooth Green Snake Opheodrys vernalis None None
Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon None None
Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer sayi None None
Brown Snake Storeria dekayi None None
Redbelly Snake Storeria occipitomaculata None None
Plains Garter Snake Thamnophis radix None None
Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis None None
Lined Snake Tropidoclonion lineatum None None
Timber Rattlesnake(V) Crotalus horridus None None
Massasauga(V) Sistrurus catenatus None None
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