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Responding to an enquiry about an unusual plant specimen found in Cunderdin in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australian, the author of this article identifies the burrs and leaves as part of a Caltrop plant. The Caltrop plant was so named, it…

This newspaper article from The Argus in 1935 reports on an amusing incident during a visit by Australian Prime Minister Joseph Lyons to Manchester, UK. Lyons was asked to pose with a medieval halberd for a photograph, which was mistakenly thought to…