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Answer: Hi Jan,

Thank you for contacting us regarding the weeds. The botanic name is Emex australis, commonly called Doublegee, spiny emex, three corner jack, it is a declared weed in WA, you can control them by spray contact herbicide Zero Rapid. You can find out more information about the weed from: https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/declared-plants/doublegee-declared-pest

Hope this helps and happy gardening.

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