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I've tried looking but I can't seem to find the name of these weeds (in Australia):

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The leaves don't grow any larger than in the photo. It is vine-type and can spread for metres. Vine-root stuff is is just below the surface. Gets a small red flower.

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The weeds always grow in a clump. They don't get any larger than they are but spread like the plague and kill any grass it covers.

Anyone have any idea what they are?

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Those look like two different plants -- the leaves on the bottom photo look smooth, while those on the top photo are toothed? –  bstpierre Aug 23 '12 at 13:09
There are two different weeds... –  Alex Guerin Aug 24 '12 at 0:57
Ah, sorry, I mis-parsed the question –  bstpierre Aug 24 '12 at 20:44

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The top photo looks like Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea). Look at this question for some ideas on dealing with it.

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The top image is of Carolina Mallow and the bottom of Cud-weed.

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can you improve your answer by adding more detail like the Latin name or other details about the plants and how you identified these plants? –  kevinsky Dec 7 '13 at 15:30
I identified them looking at Australian government sites for know weeds. Theses are just the common names as that is what most people are familiar with. –  Alex Guerin Dec 8 '13 at 3:58

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