ok firstly that herp information is correct.
sorry people I got the geography bit wrong-Badly, in fact I know where Fl is I just wasnt thinkng properly and got my mental compass upside down, in that case it is probably the eastern (also highly variable) and again sorry for the bad post.
taipan1- no need to get offensive but wtf man, location is the only way to identify a garter properly as they can all look similar, and almost all can have a side line that is only 3 scales wide (if thats what you ment) what do you mean, "scale row"? do you mean width of the band, or distance from the ventral scales?
Bush, Master of war