Answer: In The New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture, I found reference to an annual impatiens called Impatiens glandulifera (syn. I. roylei) that is described as native to the Himalayas, and naturalized in North America as far northas Canada. <br><br>Another impatiens native to the Himalayas is I. balfouri. Neither of these had a common name listed.<br><br>As far as web sites: try http://Gardening.com<br>This site is described as having a plant encyclopedia with over 1500 plants. (I haven't checked it out yet.) There's another one called USDA Plants Project at http://plants.usda.gov that is supposed to have a database and photo gallery of standardized information about plants found in the US. I visited it once and didn't have much luck finding what I wanted.<br><br>You might also try http://tpoint.net/neighbor/, listed as having 1500 links to gardening sites.<br><br>I hope this is helpful.
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