How many different kinds of rattlesnake are there in California?
There are currently 10 recognized species/subspecies of rattlesnake in California!
Here are some links to excellent information about rattlesnakes.
Here are the species of Southern Californian rattlesnakes and their range maps:
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake Mojave Desert Sidewinder
Colorado Desert Sidewinder Red Diamond Rattlesnake
Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnake Panamint Rattlesnake
Northern Mohave Rattlesnake Southern Pacific Rattlesnake
Here are the species found in Northern California and surrounding areas
Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
Great Basin Rattlesnake
Do I have Mohave (Mojave greens) rattlesnakes where I live?
Unless you live in the shaded area of this map, NO YOU DO NOT!
Many rattlesnake species can vary in color from one location to another. Just because a rattlesnake is green in color, dosn't mean it is a mohave rattlesnake!