Teddy Bear Cholla, Jumping Cholla
Cactaceae, Cactus Family
Stem succulent to 3 to 5 feet tall
Sonoran Desert and warmer regions of Mohave Desert in southeastern California, southwestern Arizona, western Sonora and Baja California
Sandy flats, gravelly to rocky washes, bajadas and hillsides below 3,000 feet elevation
Living Desert Location
Ethnobotanic Garden, Upper Colorado Garden, Yuman Garden
Since this species usually makes no viable seed, it relies on detached segments to form new plants by rooting and growing.