Identifying Small Brown Snake in Texas

What is the name of the little brown snake that lives in the grass around the foundations of homes in Texas? They are usually 6 or 8 inches long.

By Wes from Irving, TX

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May 9, 20100 found this helpful

The one at my place is named Norman.

Joking aside, more info is needed. Any stripes, crossmarks, etc. Are the sides light brown or black? Any spots or other marks on its head? If you don't want to get THAT close (and I don't blame you) look at it through binoculars.

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May 12, 20100 found this helpful

There is the smooth Earth snake and it's cousin the Rough earth snake.

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May 19, 20100 found this helpful

According to the biologists in my family, they are Little Round Brown Ground Snakes...

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