This is a small to medium-sized, light gray, gray-brown, or peach-colored snake. It has overlapping dorsal scales that are a pale brown in color and triangular in shape. The head and neck may have a pair of stripes that extend well onto the body. Adults reach a length of approximately 3 feet (95 cm) and weigh between 2 to 3 lbs. (0.9 to 1.4 kg). Males tend to be larger than females.