This species' geographic range is from Atlantic and Gulf Coastal plains, United States, from southern Virginia to eastern Louisiana, south to southern Florida (Conant and Collins 1991).
Habitat and Ecology
It can be found in pine flatwoods and savannahs and pine-turkey oak, usually near bogs or ponds. Occasionally it is found in hardwood forests and swamps. It is mostly arboreal, from low shrubs to high treetops. It hides under or in rotting logs, stumps or snags during dry or cold weather. Eggs and larvae develop in flooded ditches and transient pools and ponds, occasionally in cypress swamps.
It is common to abundant in many areas.
There are no major threats to this species.
Its range overlaps with many protected areas. No conservation measures are needed.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Hyla femoralis. In: IUCN 2014