Aspen, also known as poplar, was associated with language, communication, the wind, endurance and resurrection.
Crowns of aspen or poplar leaves have been found in ancient burial grounds, believed to be there to help the dead on their way to rebirth. Aspen also symbolizes family and growth.
Each golden leaf clings to the promise of the sun's return, even as it drifts away from its parent tree to land on the winter ice.
Aspen / Poplars are spectacular trees with a very strong set of roots, which affords them the symbolic value of grounding, security and resilience.
They're also an independent kind of tree, needing very little care, if any, to grow healthy and hardy.
When you need something quick, Aspen spirit can often support that goal. Aspen vibrates with strong Earth energies including those associated with finances, providence and the uncanny ability for humans to overcome even the most difficult of blockages. Some feel that listening to Aspen leaves when the breeze blows gently is one way to get messages from past lives, our Higher Self and the Divine.