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Eeek! There’s a snake in the garden!

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes (Johnson and McGarrity 2016).  Four venomous species of snakes can commonly be found on the Treasure Coast (Johnson and Main 2020).  Learn more about the snakes gardeners might encounter on the Florida Treasure Coast.

Johnson, S., McGarrity, M. 2016. Dealing with snakes in Florida’s residential areas – preventing encounters.  UF/IFAS EDIS
Johnson, S., Main, M. 2020. Recognizing Florida’s venomous snakes. UF/IFAS EDIS
Johnson, S., McGarrity, M. 2020. “Black snakes” Identification and ecology. UF/IFAS EDIS