Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Clematis columbiana.
The seed floss can be used as an insulation in shoes etc.An infusion of the leaves alone, or the leaves and stems, has been used as a hair wash to prevent gray hair.
A cold infusion of the plant can be used as a lotion on swollen knees and ankles.The plant has been used as a head wash and to treat scabs and eczema.
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When planting out, in order to avoid the disease 'clematis wilt', it is best to plant the rootball about 8cm deeper in the soil. This will also serve to build up a good root crown of growth buds. A twining plant. The leafstalks wrap themselves around twigs and branches for support. When a side of the stalk touches an object, the growth on that side slows down whilst the other side grows at its normal rate - this causes the leaf stalk to entwine the object it is touching. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus. Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits.A greedy plant, inhibiting the growth of nearby plants, especially legumes.
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