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Unless they are thick limbs I don't think they are rot-resistant at all.
I know that oak fence posts last for a very long time, but they are made from a different part of the tree, if that makes sense.
A male holly?
Take one pair of scissors. Go out at night with a torch and cut them in half. They will be gone by the morning. No pellets, no cost. Result.
Is it a bramble; that is a wild blackberry? It sounds like it.
The only reall way to get rid of it in that position is to dig it up. Otherwise you will probably have to live with it there, and just keep cutting off the shoots.
Baggies, they are supposed to be fat! A fat asparagus is a good asparagus.
Is the lawn shaded? Or have you got a drainage problem? Or cutting and not removing the cuttings can encourage moss.
Foxes probably put them there.
Most people prefer the fat spears, but cut them sooner and trim off the woody stem.
The very slim ones, or sprue are good for soup.