What is the name of this weed and what is the best way to get rid of it. Finding them in my lawn. Based in South Africaenter image description here

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    Very nice first post, thank you for the details and photos. If you could add a locale (roughly should be enough), that might help the users here to answer your question.
    – Stephie
    Commented Dec 27, 2022 at 10:41
  • That is a huge bulb!
    – kevinskio
    Commented Dec 27, 2022 at 13:31
  • Thanks a lot Peter, that really helped. Thanks for the guidance on how to improve my post Stephie All the best for 2023
    – Anonymous
    Commented Dec 30, 2022 at 10:55

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That is an impressive tuber! From an online search it looks like Guilleminea densa (Small Matweed). See here and here, for example.

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