Crotalus horridus

Timber Rattlesnake


TIMBER RATTLESNAKE Crotalus horridus Linnaeus, 1758               

STATUS:  Very Rare

DOCUMENTED COUNTIES:  Dallas, Denton, Ellis, and Wise

HABITAT:  Trinity River Bottoms and Western Cross Timbers

COMMENTS:  It is unlikely that there is sufficient habitat to support a population of the timber rattlesnake unless it is in Wise County.