: I found a brown colored dark headed,
: orange belly 6" snake in my flower
: bed. I'm located in Charlotte, North
: Carolina. Any ideas of what it is?
Hi Jenny. It is a Redbelly Snake, and is about half grown (max size is about 10 inches) and is perfectly harmless. They are good to have around, as one of their prey items is slugs.
The Appalachian Naturalist