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Canebrake Rattlesnake

Crotalus Horridus

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Yeah..the "canebrake" comes from a plant (Rivercane - Arundinaria gigantea) that this species is often associated with in the southeast. This plant grows in dense clumps known as canebrakes and hides lots of rattlesnakes. :)

JasonHarris
JasonHarris 8 years ago

thanks! never realized brake vs. break.

Wow! Great spotting. You mispelled "canebrake" but nailed the ID other than that!

JasonHarris
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JasonHarris

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 19, 2011
Submitted on Sep 19, 2012

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