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May 23, 2008 - Reny Parker of Cloverdale, CA, will receive a Silver medal for her  WILDFLOWERS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S WINE COUNTRY NORTH & COAST RANGES from the Independent Publisher Book Awards. The IPBA annually honors the year’s best independently published titles. At its upcoming banquet at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles, Ms. Parker will receive her medal for design and organization, and artfully composed photography in the non-fiction category.

WILDFLOWERS features 542 full color images of 358 plants native to Marin, Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma counties. The guide groups plants by color with close up photos for identification. Nontechnical descriptions accompany each entry with additional information about bloom time, natural and human history, and garden-worthiness.