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  • Among venomous snakes the harlequin, or coral snake (Elaps fulvius) is common along the coast; the copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) along the wooded banks of creeks and rivers; the cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus), in all parts of the state except the more arid districts; the "sidewiper," or massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus consors, sometimes called Crotalophorus tergeminus) and the ground rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius), in all sections.
  • Of reptiles, the rattlesnake and copperhead are the only poisonous species, but numerous harmless varieties are common.
  • The second impression was the large Copperhead beside the trail.
  • "The Copperhead that bit Ed," she hissed.
  • In the Western states early in 1863 the terms "Copperhead" and "Democrat" had become practically synonymous.
 

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