Yellow stripe down the center of the back, and yellow or olive-yellow
stripes down the sides. Irregular black and brick red markings
occur between the stripes. Generally, olive, brown, or black
Typically near water sources, however can be found in a variety
earthworms, slugs, fish, tadpoles, frogs, and insects.
51-66 cm (20-26 in)
History: Similar to all gartersnakes, the common gartersnake
bears live young.